Inquiry needed into Australia’s silence on West Papuan massacre, human rights groups say

Revelations that Australia knew about atrocities by Indonesian military but did nothing are ‘deeply disturbing’, Human Rights Watch says• Get our free news app; get our morning email briefingHuman rights groups say revelations that Australia sat on its…

Revelations that Australia knew about atrocities by Indonesian military but did nothing are ‘deeply disturbing’, Human Rights Watch says

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Human rights groups say revelations that Australia sat on its hands after learning of Indonesian military atrocities against West Papuan demonstrators are “deeply disturbing” and should prompt an independent investigation.

A newly released unredacted intelligence report, shared with the Guardian, shows the Australian government had compelling evidence that the Indonesian military fired live rounds indiscriminately into a group of unarmed West Papuan demonstrators on the island of Biak on 6 July 1998.

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